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Rachel Kushner and Nina Power: The Flamethrowers
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Rachel Kushner and Nina Power: The Flamethrowers

Rachel Kushner came to the bookshop to talk about her new book, The Flamethrowers. Set in the art world of the 1970s, the novel explores themes of gender, terrorism and authenticity. She spoke in conversation with Nina Power, senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and the author of One-Dimensional Woman.

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